Oct 24th, 2007

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FISHING REPORT FOR OCTOBER 24, 2007
 
CENTRAL
 
Arcadia
: Elevation above normal. Largemouth bass being caught with spinners and crankbaits. White bass good on spinnerbaits. Channel catfish good on cut shad. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
Hefner: Elevation above normal. White bass being caught on spinnerbaits. Channel catfish being caught with cut shad. Walleye are biting. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
Overholser: Elevation above normal. Striped bass hybrids good on two-inch grubs. Channel catfish good on cut shad. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.
 
Thunderbird: Elevation normal and clear. White bass good off points and humps mostly by boat. Crappie fair on minnows on structure at 6-8 ft. Report submitted by Tony Woodruff, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.
 
Wes Watkins: Elevation 1/2 – 1 ft. below normal, water 68-76 and very murky; lake turning over with strong winds. White bass good on deep diving crankbaits with blue/green/silver color along north shoreline at east end of lake. Crappie slow. Catfish very good in deeper waters around dam area and back west along main lake channel on chicken livers, shrimp, worms, stinkbaits, fresh cut baits and minnows. Largemouth bass slow but some larger ones being caught on worms, jigs, assorted soft plastics with many appendages, sinkoes and slow sinking style worms. Report submitted by M.M. Fowler, St. Gregory’s.
 
NORTHEAST
 
Bell Cow: Elevation normal and murky. Largemouth bass slow. Channel catfish fair on stinkbaits. Crappie good on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.
 
Birch: Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Crappie fair around brush piles on minnows at 10-15 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Chandler: Elevation normal and murky. Catfish fair on cut bait and stinkbaits. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Gary Emmons, game warden stationed in Lincoln County.
 
Greenleaf: Elevation normal, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on deep diving bill baits, purple plastic worms, jigs and worms along shoreline, creek channels and rocky bluffs. Catfish good on cut baits and punchbaits on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at fishing docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
Hudson: Elevation normal and murky. Largemouth bass fair to good on spinnerbaits. Crappie fair to goon on jigs and minnows. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Mayes County.
 
Keystone: Elevation 2 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits at 2-6 ft. at points. Smallmouth bass fair on jigs and chunkbaits at 6-10 ft. at rocky banks. Spotted bass fair on small crankbaits at 4-8 ft. along bluff banks. White bass good on rooster tails and small spoons at 2-6 ft. at windy points. Striped bass fair on bucktails and sassy shad at 3-6 ft. below dam when generating. Channel catfish fair on shrimp and worms at 4-8 ft. in coves and creeks. Blue catfish fair on shrimp and cut shad at 6-12 ft. on flats upriver. Flathead catfish fair on large shiners and live shad at 6-12 ft. in riprap and bluffs. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10-18 ft. at docks, ledges and brush piles. Report submitted by Woody’s Bait and Tackle.
 
Lower Illinois: Water 49 and murky. Largemouth bass and spotted bass good on crankbaits, live bait and spinners at 1-5 ft. along the shoreline. Striped bass slow on live trout and red fin at 1-20 ft. in deep holes. Channel catfish good on cut shad at 10-20 ft. in deep holes. Walleye good on crankbaits at 5-10 ft. at night in deep holes at night. Saugeye good on minnows and crankbaits at 5-10 ft at night in deep holes. Trout excellent on various-colored power bait, rooster tails, wooly boogers and power eggs at 5-10 ft. in deep holes. Report submitted by MarVal Family Camping Resort.
 
Oologah: Elevation normal, water 70 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and jigs around brush piles at 10-15 ft. Blue catfish good on shad around timber on north end of the lake. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits at 5-8 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.
 
Sooner: White bass and striped bass hybrids good in the discharge channel on sassy shad and topwater lures and fair in the lake on slabs and live shad. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.
 
Webbers Falls: Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water murky. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and worms in riprap and creek channels. Catfish good on cut bait on bottom. Crappie fair on minnows and yellow and green jigs at brush structure and bridges. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.
 
NORTHWEST
 
Canton
: Elevation normal. Channel catfish fair on shad and stinkbait along north shore. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs near deep brush. White bass, striped bass hybrids and walleye fair trolling crankbaits and drifting shad. Report submitted by Mark Walker, game warden stationed in Blaine County.
 
SOUTHEAST
 
Arbuckle
: Elevation normal, water 72 and stained. Crappie good on marked brush pile at 12-18 ft. on jigs. White bass good using jigging spoons on drop off at 23-30 ft. Bass fair to good using topwater, white spinnerbaits, crankbaits good off points with some smallmouth being caught on cranks. Report submitted by Jack Melton.
 
Blue River: Elevation normal, water 65 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on grubs and jigs. Channel catfish good on worms and stinkbaits. Report submitted by Matt Gamble, biologist at Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
 
Broken Bow: Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass fair on pumpkin seed grubs slow rolling points and islands. Channel catfish good on juglines and trotlines baited with cu bait. Crappie fair in the upper end of the lake on minnows and jigs around structure. Report submitted by Dru Polk, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Eufaula: Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and spinnerbaits at 2-5 ft. around rocky areas. White bass fair on slab spoons at 8-20 ft. off the flats. Blue catfish fair on shad at 10-30 ft. drifting the flats. Crappie good on minnows or jigs at 8-18 ft. around boat docks. Report submitted by Ed Rodebush, game warden stationed in McIntosh County.
 
Hugo: Elevation normal, water 77. Bass fishing slow. Crappie and white bass fair on minnows. Catfish fair in lake and tailwaters on cut or whole shad. Report submitted by Jay Harvey, game warden stationed in Choctaw and Bryan counties.
 
Konawa: Elevation normal, water 76 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 8-10 ft. along points and roadbeds. Report submitted by Daryl Howser, game warden stationed in Seminole County.
 
Lower Mountain Fork River: Trout fair to good. The fish show a definite bias toward small flies #18, and 20s were good. Zones 2 and 3 have been wadeable all day since the last water release. Zone 2 has produced well for only a few anglers, and no reports from Zone 3. The best stringers were reported to have been harvested in "Lost Creek." Report submitted by Beavers Bend Fly Shop.
 
McGee Creek: Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth bass fair to good on soft plastic lures off of rocky points and on shad-colored, shallow running crank baits on schooling fish. Crappie fair on minnows at 16-25 ft. over cedar brush. Report submitted by Larry Luman, game warden stationed in Atoka County.
 
Pine Creek: Elevation normal and clear. Bass fair on red spinnerbaits and crankbaits around points. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows around flooded timber. Catfish fair on trotlines baited with cut shad. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County.
 
Robert S. Kerr: Elevation normal, water 76 and murky. Largemouth bass fair from the surface to 5 ft. on topwater baits early and late, plastic baits during the day fishing the weed and rock cover. Crappie fair on minnows at 8-10 ft. fishing the old creek channels with woody structure. White bass fair on jigs at 10 ft. fishing below Webbers Falls dam. Blue catfish good on fresh cut bait and stinkbaits at 3-8 ft. fishing the windy banks. Flathead catfish fair on live bait on trotlines and juglines at 15-20 ft. Report submitted by Rick Olzawski, game warden for Haskell County.
 
Sardis Lake: Elevation normal. Largemouth bass good to fair in coves on spinnerbaits and plastics. Blue catfish goof on jugs with cut shad or shrimp. Flathead fair on trotlines baited with sunfish or shad. Crappie good to excellent around brush piles, bridges and the tower on minnows. Walleye excellent around points jigging. Report submitted by Allen Couch, game warden stationed in Pushmataha County.
 
Texoma: Elevation normal, water 78 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on live bait and jig combination bait at 10-20 ft. deep along the riprap. Striped bass and white bass fair to good on live bait, slabs and shad-type lures at 10-20 ft. from Alberta Creek south. Channel and blue catfish fair to good on live bait, cut baits and worms at 10-20 ft. from the railroad bridge north. Crappie fair on live bait at 10-15 ft. around underwater brush and fish attractors. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
 
Wister: Elevation normal and murky. Largemouth bass excellent on spinnerbaits around stumps and logs. Crappie good on live minnows around timber. Channel catfish fair on cut shad and liver. Report submitted by Randy Fennell, game Warden stationed in LeFlore County.
 
SOUTHWEST
 
Altus-Lugert: Elevation 8 1/2 ft. below normal. Crappie fair off the boat ramp on north shore (in Lakeview Campground); some small crappie also being caught near the "old fish-o-rama." Striped bass hybrids fair from the bank near the swim beach. Channel and blue catfish fair near the Granite Bridge at the north end of the lake. Report submitted by Sue Hokanson, Quartz Mountain State Park.
 
Ellsworth: Elevation above normal and murky. Crappie good at Ralph’s Resort on jigs and minnows. Catfish fair on cut bait. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.
 
Foss: Elevation 1/2 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Gates closed. Striped bass hybrids good on slabs close to shoreline. Crappie fair on live bait. Catfish good on stinkbait. Walleye and saugeye fair. Report submitted by Eric Puyear, B & K Bait House.
 
Ft. Cobb: Elevation 3/4 ft. above normal and releasing water. Crappie slow to fair around brush piles. Catfish slow to fair on cut baits. Report submitted by James Edwards, Jr., game warden stationed in Caddo County.
 
Lawtonka: Elevation above normal and clear. Catfish good on the north end on cut bait. Report submitted by Mike Carroll, game warden stationed in Comanche County.

 

Texoma Striper Fishing With A Sooner Slab

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